Barbara (Chapman) Palmer, ’70, ’76, and Tia (Rosati) Bojar, ’69, traveled with husbands Wayne and Allen to Tanzania in the winter. The two met at Stritch, lived together after college, stood up in each other’s weddings, and now keep in touch through visits and occasional travels together. The Bojars live in Wisconsin, and the Palmers live in California.
Fred Mancusi (B.S., Management, ’85) is the national sales and marketing vice president for Plyco Corporation in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
Anita (Kane) Domnitz (B.S. Professional Arts, ’87) and Doug Clemons (B.M. Music, ’12) appeared in “The Last Romance” at Boulevard Theatre in Milwaukee. “I saw it…and was very proud of the work both of our Stritch graduates did in the production,” said theater chair David Oswald.
Souheil Badran, ’88, ’97, led an effort to collect furniture, mattresses, bedding, diapers, food, and Christmas toys to help residents of Rockaway, N.Y., refurnish their homes and get back on their feet after the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy. The response from the Milwaukee community and Catholic schools, including Cardinal Stritch University, Dominican High School, and Holy Family Parish,filled this truck which Badran (pictured right with a
St. Vincent de Paul representative) drove out east.
Joy Bliss, Ph.D., (M.S. Business Health Administration, ’90) is an adjunct faculty member in the College of Nursing at Chaminade University of Honolulu. She is the COO of Aesthetica Plastic and Laser, a business that specializes in skin conditions, plastic surgery, and spider veins. Bliss is a former alumni award winner.
Don Waldrop (M.B.A., ‘91) is the practice administrator for ThedaCare-Physicians in Waupaca, Wis., and has more than 24 years of health care management experience.
Caryn (Herman) Esten (B.A. Accounting, ’95; M.S. Computer Science Education, ’97; M.B.A., ’02) is vice president of planning and strategic support services for Froedtert Health in Milwaukee.
James T. Alfred (B.A. International Business, ’96) starred in the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s production of “Clybourne Park.”
Darryl Habeck (B.S. Business Management, ’87; M.B.A., ’96) is a business instructor for the University of Wisconsin-Washington County in West Bend and teaches business and marketing classes at Concordia University in Mequon, Wis. He completed his coursework for a doctorate in business administration from Grenoble Ecole de Management Graduate School of Business in France.
Ken Kiefer (M.B.A., ’02) earned a Master of Acquisition Management degree from American Graduate University in December.
Holli (Moyer) Lenell (B.S. Education, ’03) is a teacher at Mother’s Day Out Preschool in Elm Grove, Wis.
Lars Gloessner (B.A. International Business, Political Science, ’04) is a director for Pemberton Stewart in New York City and joined the firm to establish their first physical location in the Americas.
Steve Swedish (B.A. Business, ’04) is the Milwaukee area sales leader for Bassett Mechanical in Menomonee Falls, Wis.
Chad Weininger (M.B.A., ’04) was re-elected state representative for Wisconsin’s 4th Assembly District, representing parts of Green Bay and adjacent communities.
Jennifer (Elsen) Beaudette (B.S. Business Administration, ’05) is the director of member services for Barron Electric Cooperative in Barron, Wis., where she’s worked since 1995. Her community involvements include the Barron Lions Club, Barron Chamber board, and Barron County Economic Development board.
Adam Gonzalez (B.A. English, ’05) is finishing out his first year as a middle-school English teacher at St. Francis Borgia Catholic School in Cedarburg, Wis.
Pam (Lennox) Haller (B.S. Management, ’05) is the manager of college marketing for Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wis.
Sonya Mays, (M.B.A., ’05) started her own real estate company and now is the broker/owner of Midwest Executive Realty in Milwaukee.
Casey Renn (B.A. Business, ’06) is a meeting manager for the Mars Candy account with Gant Travel, a corporate travel management group.
Doug Thompson (M.S., Management, ’06) is vice president of operations for Amerequip in Mequon, Wis., and was promoted after working as plant manager for more than six years.
Peter Hennessy (B.A. Political Science, ’07) is director of athletics at Waterside School in Stamford, Conn.
Rich Murray (B.S. Business Management, ’07) is an administrative assistant at the Bureau of Land Management in Vernal, Utah.
Angela Dobbs (B.A. Political Science, ’07) is a senior technical advisor for Apple, Inc., who “gets to work from home, helping people love their Apple products more than they already do.”
Kimberly Meyer (B.A. Broad Field Social Studies, ’08) published three creative pieces in “Tacenda,” an annual justice-oriented literary magazine. The editor wrote, “Ms. Meyer’s short but powerful works span a wide range of topics including the bare reality of life in a women’s prison and the crippling nature of enhancements on prison sentences.” In addition, she published a white paper, “Testing Tradition: Assessing the Added Value of Public-Private Partnerships” for the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships.
Nancy (Nelles) Burns (B.S. Education, ’09) is finishing her first year as a kindergarten teacher at St. Andrew Parish School in Delavan, Wis.
Bashir Easter (B.S. Human Services Management, ’09) is a human service worker elder abuse investigator with the Milwaukee County Department on Aging. In 2012, he got engaged, earned his M.B.A. in public administration from Concordia University in Wisconsin and was accepted into the multidisciplinary human service/public administration doctoral program with Capella University, based in Minnesota.
Kristin Riesgraf (B.A. Mathematics, ’09) is a mathematics instructor and math laboratory supervisor at the University of Wisconsin—Superior and served for her second season as an assistant coach for the university’s volleyball team. As a student at Stritch, she played for the women’s team.
Alissa Lynne (Connor) Hansen (B.A. Computer Science, ’10) is a senior analyst for Cerner Corporation in Kansas City, Mo.
Dan Radloff (M.S. Educational Leadership, ’10) works for the Two Rivers Public Schools District in Two Rivers, Wis., as the at-risk coordinator, a new position for the district.
Edwin Rodriguez (B.S. Management, ’11) is product quality leader for GE Healthcare in Barrington, Ill.
Our condolences and prayers go out to:
Loved ones of Sister Lucille Walsh (B.A. Education, ’40), who passed away on April 18.
Maureen (Delany) Horning (B.A. History, ‘50) and her family after the passing of her husband, Robert, on March 20.
Loved ones of Sister Marita (Elvan) Maschmann (B.A. History, ’53), who passed away on Jan. 14.
The family of Mary Veronica “Ronni” (Soares) Zodrow (B.A. Education, ’53) who passed away on Dec. 19, 2012.
Sister Gabrielle Kowalski, Ph.D. (M.A Special Education, ’69) on the passing of her mother Elaine Kowalski on Jan. 16.
The family of John C. Mueller (B.A. Psychology, ’78), who passed away on Oct. 27, 2012.
The family of June Beier (M.A. Education, ’80), who passed away on March 29.
The family of Judith B. (Bornstein) Russell (Ph.D. Leadership, ’11), who passed away April 2.
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